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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2013-01-12 02:51:09 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2013-01-12 02:51:09 (GMT)
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Update draft release notes to 1.8.2
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -54,6 +54,12 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
is being exported, and uses the description for the branch, when
asked to write a cover letter for the series.
+ * "git format-patch" learned "-v $count" option, and prepends a
+ string "v$count-" to the names of its output files, and also
+ automatically sets the subject prefix to "PATCH v$count". This
+ allows patches from rerolled series to be stored under different
+ names and makes it easier to reuse cover letter messsages.
+
* "git push" now requires "-f" to update a tag, even if it is a
fast-forward, as tags are meant to be fixed points.
@@ -119,6 +125,11 @@ details).
signal and die. We ignore these signals now.
(merge 1250857 pf/editor-ignore-sigint later to maint).
+ * A child process that was killed by a signal (e.g. SIGINT) was
+ reported in an inconsistent way depending on how the process was
+ spawned by us, with or without a shell in between.
+ (merge 709ca73 jk/unify-exit-code-by-receiving-signal later to maint).
+
* After failing to create a temporary file using mkstemp(), failing
pathname was not reported correctly on some platforms.
(merge f7be59b jc/mkstemp-more-careful-error-reporting later to maint).
@@ -136,6 +147,10 @@ details).
way that made NetBSD's implementation of "tar" sometimes unhappy.
(merge 22f0dcd rs/leave-base-name-in-name-field-of-tar later to maint).
+ * "git archive" did not record uncompressed size in the header when
+ streaming a zip archive, which confused some implementations of unzip.
+ (merge 5ea2c84 rs/zip-with-uncompressed-size-in-the-header later to maint).
+
* When "git clone --separate-git-dir=$over_there" is interrupted, it
failed to remove the real location of the $GIT_DIR it created.
This was most visible when interrupting a submodule update.